The Salem News
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A woman at 6 Mulberry Drive reported a stolen motor vehicle at 3:48 p.m. “There was what sounded like a scuffle in the background and then the phone went silent,” police wrote. Then a woman called back and said her 18-year-old grandson was “out of control.” Police determined that it was a verbal dispute over the teenager wanting to drive the family car.
A Lowell Street woman reported at 5:47 p.m. that jewelry had been stolen from her residence between 1 and 5 p.m. “No forced entry,” police wrote.
Two males stole $1,000 worth of sunglasses from Sunglass Hut at the Northshore Mall, according to a 6:10 p.m. report. The incident was caught on a surveillance camera.
Police received a 7:09 p.m. report of a dead cat in the road at 257 Lynn St. The DPW was notified.
An 8 p.m. report of a disturbance at 35 Main St. resulted in the arrest of Peter Dolan, 30, of 6 Paradise Road, Ipswich, on charges of possession of a Class A drug, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
An injured turkey was reported to be in the road at Dooling Circle and Lynnfield Street at 8:41 p.m. An officer reported later that the animal had left the road.
The Fire Department extinguished a truck fire at 32 Elaine Ave. just before 10 a.m. “DPW contacted for sander due to water from extinguishing fire,” police wrote.
An 11:22 a.m. report of a pedestrian accident brought police to 637 Lowell St., where they determined “it is unclear if an accident occurred.” A man refused medical transport.
A 9:39 p.m. report of a vehicle with an open trunk brought an officer to Buffum Street.
Police received a 10:06 p.m. report of an erratic driver on Loring Avenue and subsequently conducted a traffic stop, during which Thomas Angelo, 55, of 73 Altamont St., Haverhill, was arrested on charges of drunken driving and a marked lanes violation.
Police stopped a vehicle on North Street after receiving an 11:45 a.m. report that it had been taken from the yard of Bill’s Auto Clinic without authority. The officer determined that the driver was an employee of Bill’s who actually was authorized to operate the vehicle.
An Essex Street man reported at 12:54 p.m. that his Chevrolet Blazer had been egged overnight and that he’d found nails near the front of the vehicle. “He stated he isn’t having problems with anyone at this time,” police wrote.
A 1:34 p.m. report of a domestic dispute brought police to 46 Essex St., where they determined a mother and daughter were arguing over “paying bills and rent.”
Police took a report of a basketball player with a neck injury on Sohier Road at 6:30 p.m.
Police received a 9:26 a.m. report of a vehicle stolen overnight from the area of River and Margin streets.
A 6:56 p.m. report of a person “jumping on signs” and “punching cars” brought officers to Lovett and Central streets.
A residence on Sycamore Street was broken into, according to a 9:06 p.m. report.
A pickup truck with a snowplow was stolen from the parking lot of the Concord gas station at 112 Water St., according to a 7:26 a.m. report. An officer said a second vehicle had its windows smashed and was moved to gain access to the truck.
Police say a motorist struck a fence at 11:52 a.m. at Independent Eye Care at 164 Sylvan St. There were no reported injuries.
A car struck a tree on Pleasant Street, according to a 9:46 a.m. report. No injuries were reported.
A woman on Harbor Avenue received a suspicious phone call asking for a good time for FedEx to deliver a package, according to a 1:40 a.m. report. Police wrote: “She does not recall ordering any packages and called FedEx back to check, and they told her they have no record of any packages being delivered to her.”
A motorist was cited for texting while driving after police and the Fire Department responded to a 6:07 p.m. report of a crash involving a Toyota Tacoma and a Honda CR-V at Atlantic and Clifton avenues. No injuries were reported, and both vehicles were towed.
Police received a 9:41 p.m. report that a silver car had struck a street sign on Darling Street. Police were unable to locate it.
Police responded to an anonymous 5:33 a.m. report of a man and woman outside Starbucks and 7-Eleven asking for money. “Only description that could be given was the female had dark hair.” An officer was unable to locate anyone suspicious.